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Administrative Assistant - (STA014190)

University of Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 28, 2024

Job Details

This position entails offering comprehensive administrative support to the Department Chair of a large university department. The candidate will play a crucial role in assisting with faculty appointments and promotions, as well as coordinating travel arrangements and lodging for the Department Chair and department guests. Acting as the primary point of contact for students and guests of the Department Chair is also a key aspect of the role.

  1. Drafts correspondence, memoranda, speeches, position papers, program/grant proposals and other written documentation.
  2. Assists in organizing activities of the unit, such as retreats, staff development, committee appointments, internship programs, awards ceremonies, etc.
  3. Serves on committees and task forces as a representative of the unit.
  4. Responds to information requests from internal and external agencies and offices and conducts research to assist in policy and program development.
  5. Reconciles travel expense reports and procurement card transactions.
  6. Participates in special projects and prepares a variety of statistical reports as needed.
  7. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelor's and 3 years of experience

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4-year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of three (3) years of directly job-related experience.

Additional Job Posting Information:
  • Department is willing to accept experience in lieu of education


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